1. Some Physical Properties of Full-Ripe Banana Fruit (Cavendish variety)

M, Soltani; R, Alimardani; M, Omid

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 1-5

  Physical properties of fruits and vegetables are the subject of many researches because of its importance in designing of agricultural machinery. Banana fruit is one of important fruit. In this study some physical properties of banana fruit (Cavendish variety) were determined. Properties which were measured ...  Read More

2. Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Credit Users and Non -Credit Users among Cassava Farmers in Ohafia Local Governmnet Area of Abia State, South East, Nigeria

A, Henri-Ukoha; J. S, Orebiyi; J. I, Lemchi; U. C, Ibekwe; S. U. O, Onyeagocha; G.N, Ben-chendo

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 7-11

  The study was designed to investigate the comparative analysis of agricultural credit users and non-users among cassava farmers in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State. A sample of 50 credit users and 50 non-credit user cassava-based farmers were selected by multistage random sampling technique. ...  Read More

3. Analysis the Impact of In-Service Education on Professional Development of Employers, by Using Solomon Four Group Design, in Agro-Industry Company

A. N, Noorivandi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 12-16

  In-service education programs have provided the professional development level of companies' employers, in the high quality form. The applying of in-service education programs has been a key component of professional development process for staff agro-industry Company. The study is utilized experimental ...  Read More

4. Analyzing Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats of Rural ICT Development in Iran's Villages

A, Yaghoubi-Farani; J. M, Gholinia; R, Movahedi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 17-26

  The Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are being increasingly used by the governments to deliver its services to both rural and urban people. Obviously, access and application of ICT will provide services to improve the income and welfare of rural poor. This will help reducing rural poverty ...  Read More

5. Selecting the Cultivation Pattern based on Economic Value of Water in Gotvand Township, Iran

M. A, Sabbagi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 27-31

  Considering Iran geographical location, water is the most limited factor in agriculture section. Therefore, it would be logical to consider water as one of the most significant criteria in selection of cultivation model. The purpose of this study is assigning cultivation pattern based on economic value ...  Read More

6. Estimating the Real Capacity of Rain Erosion Using GIS (The Fournier Case Study for Isfahan)

A, Gandomkar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 33-38

  Interpolation, the generalization of point data to scatter data, and combining maps are three cases of important applications of GIS. In this study, it has been tried to make the estimation of rain erosion capacity (Fournier Method) more real through using GIS capability in interpolation and the generalization ...  Read More

7. Entrepreneurship Approaches in Agricultural Cooperatives

M, Hekmat

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, Pages 39-45

  Economists look at the entrepreneurship from the prospective of profitability, investment, risk, and insight supporting the economical development but it seems that, in modern societies, entrepreneurship`s function is beyond the economical bounds. According to the stage and importance of entrepreneurship ...  Read More